Philadelphia Half Marathon - 03.26.17


The Philadelphia Love Run will take place on Sunday, March 26, 2017 and streets will be closed in many parts of the city in connection with the race. Delays can be expected. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, avoid areas along the race course, allow for extra driving time and proceed with extreme caution during the race.

Some of the major areas impacted include:

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway  Sunday, March 26, 2017

Citywide along the 13.1-mile route of the Love Run route on Sunday, March 26, 2017

The inner drives of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be closed from 7:45 am – approximately 9:00 am.  On Sunday, the vicinity near 20th Street and the Parkway will be closed and the Logan Circle area restricted to vehicular traffic. Parking in the Philadelphia Museum of Art area is very limited.

The following roads will be closed from 4:00 am – 12:00 pm on March 26th

Benjamin Franklin Parkway around Eakins Oval
MLK to Falls Bridge
Sweet Briar at MLK
Black Road
Strawberry Mansion Bridge
Chamonix at Ford


Runners must maintain about a 16 minute mile pace (3.5 hours total). Please be aware that certain areas of the course may be altered and runners re-directed to accommodate traffic patterns and re-opening of the roads based on this pace time.